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Re-created 1820s homestead with cabin and outbuildings
Re-created 1820s homestead on four of the original 160 acres owned by Thomas Lincoln. 

NPS/Paula Alexander


Lincoln Boyhood is open every day except Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day, and Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The park is in the Central Time Zone.

Memorial Visitor Center

October 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020
Hours: Open Daily 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

April 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020
Hours: Open Daily 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 812-937-4541
Special Programs: Orientation Film Forging Greatness: Lincoln in Indiana, a 15-minute film provides an overview the 14 years Lincoln lived in southern Indiana. Film is shown every half hour. Last showing is 30 minutes before closing.
Exhibits: Memorial Visitor Center special features include sculptured panels, Abraham Lincoln Hall and Nancy Hanks Lincoln Hall. Museum exhibits explore the life of Abraham Lincoln and his family. Features a cabinet made by Thomas Lincoln and a display of Life on the Frontier.
Facilities: Eastern National Bookstore/sales area. Public Restrooms, water fountains, and closed captioning on the orientation film.

Lincoln Living Historical Farm

Note: When the farm is unstaffed visitors may browse the farm site.

Staffed: Daily from Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend
Staffed: Wednesdays through Sundays in September
Unstaffed: Mondays and Tuesdays in September after Labor Day
Unstaffed: October 1, 2019 - early April 2020

Special Programs: Rangers in period clothing depict life in the 1820s.
Exhibits: Re-created 1820s homestead on four of the original 160 acres owned by Thomas Lincoln. A cabin and outbuildings were moved from elsewhere in Indiana and reassembled here. There are split-rail fences, livestock, vegetable and herb gardens, and field crops.

Last updated: November 22, 2019

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Mailing Address:

3027 East South Street
PO Box 1816

Lincoln City, IN 47552


(812) 937-4541

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